Recycling - Accepted Items
Recycling Center Location and Hours of Operation:
- Location: 15896 Lucas Ferry Road - just south of Hwy 72 in Athens
- Hours of Operation: Monday through Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
- Phone: 256-233-8746
- Drop-Off: Outside drop-off bins available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week
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|Newspaper||May include all newspaper inserts|
|Shredded Paper||May drop off in bags|
|Special File Stock|
|Books, including phone books||Can be hard cover|
|Steel Cans||Vegetable cans, juice cans, etc|
|Plastic containers #1 and #2||Rinse and leave CAPS on|
|Plastic containers #3 through #7||Rinse and leave CAPS on|
|Glass Bottles and Jars||No ceramics or dishware|
|Electronics (anything with batteries or cord)||Televisions: NO CRT TVs -- Flat
All other electronics accepted free of charge.
|Used cooking oil||Use free FOG Containers - or any container
you do not want back
|Household Batteries||Rechargeable only|
|Used Motor Oil||In containers you don't want back.|